Swords against the Millennium

SATM 007

Swords against the Millennium, edited by Mike Chinn, was co-published by the Alchemy Press and Saladorth Productions. The anthology demonstrates once again that heroic fantasy fits the short story format as well as novel length – think Robert E Howard, Jack Vance, Fritz Leiber, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Michael Moorcock … and other writers and their stories of that ilk. SatM collects eleven stories:

  • “An Embarrassment of Champions” by Chris Morgan
  • “Manslayer” by Simon R Green [reprint]
  • “The Stages of the God” by Ramsey Campbell  [reprint]
  • “The Seventh Sigil” by Cherith Baldry
  • “Dark Destroyer” by Adrian Cole
  • “The Taking” by Stan Nicholls
  • “Demon Slayer” by Pauline E Dungate
  • “Act of Sacrifice” by Paul Lewis
  • “To Catch a Thief” by Lisanne Norman
  • “Nyalis and the Cloud Raiders” by Anne Gay
  • “The Hunger of the Leaves” by Joel Lane

Cover art by Bob Covington; interior artwork by David Bezzina, Alan Hunter and Jim Pitts.

Note: Joel Lane’s story was selected for the year’s best anthologies for horror (edited by Stephen Jones) and fantasy (edited by David G Hartwell).

Swords against the Millennium was published in paperback (£9.95) and as a hardcover, signed by all contributors and limited to 200 copies (£25.00). Plus p&p.

  • ISBN (paperback) 978-0-9532260-3-0
  • ISBN (hard cover) 978-0-9532260-4-7

The paperback edition is almost OOP — just a few copies remain at Alchemy Towers. Contact us for availability. There may be copies available via Amazon, etc.

“Wow! With stories ranging from daring fighters with big weapons, through dark and evil magic to the terror of powers from beyond – the might of sword and sorcery suffuses this collection. Dark humour, wondrous worlds and clever plots abound With a bevy of talented writers, and stories ranging from the very short to some good long tales, this will keep you entertained for hours.” — DJP


For the hardcover, signed, limited edition:

£15 including postage in the UK

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£20 including postage in Europe

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£25 including postage in the rest of the world




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